Tag Archives: vision loss

Macular Degeneration Treatment Aptamers

Macular Degeneration Treatment Current treatment of macular degeneration involves the use of anti-vascular endothelial growth factor drugs (VEGF). Vascular endothelial growth factors are proteins that support the normal development of blood vessels before birth. They also stimulate blood vessel growth after injuries and compromised circulation problems. The growth of unwanted blood vessels in the retina […]

Contact Lens Care Tips

Contact Lens Solutions and Products Proper care of you contact lenses is essential for a lifetime of healthy vision. It is often overwhelming to the patient new to contact lenses when they make a trip to the pharmacy for contact lens solution. They are greeted by aisle of choices. To decrease the likelihood of eye infections you […]

Northern Colorado Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration In Northern Colorado Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a disease associated with aging that gradually destroys sharp, central vision. Central vision is needed for seeing objects clearly and for common daily tasks such as reading and driving. Due to the higher altitude a high numbers of sunny days in Fort Collins, there is […]

Astigmatism Won’t Kill You

When You Optometrist Says You Have Astigmatism Don’t Start Planning an Eye Funeral Often patients who have changed to a new optometrist find themselves being alarmed when told they have astigmatism. Frequently it is the first time they are aware of a new eye condition and it is cause for concern. In most cases, their […]